University Of Missouri

Discover the notable alumni of University Of Missouri. The list includes people like Michael Chandler, Chris Cooper, Claire McCaskill, John Matuszak & Aldon Smith. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as media personalities, writers, sportspersons, miscellaneous and film & theater personalities etc.
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Brad Pitt
(American Actor Who is Known for His Good Looks and for His Portrayal of Unconventional Characters)
Brad Pitt
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Birthdate: December 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States

Counted among the most influential and powerful people in the American entertainment industry, Brad Pitt is an actor and film producer who has appeared in many big-budget productions. He was cited as the world’s most attractive man for several years. He is also involved in various philanthropic and humanitarian endeavors.

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Tyron Woodley
(American Professional Mixed Martial Artist)
Tyron Woodley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 7, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ferguson, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Jon Hamm
(Best Known for His Role of 'Don Draper' in TV Series 'Mad Men')
Jon Hamm
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Birthdate: March 10, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Regarded as a sex symbol, Jon Hamm is known for his looks as much as for his acting skills. He has been named in lists like People magazine's Sexiest Men Alive and Salon.com's Sexiest Man Living. As far as his career is concerned, he has been an influential actor, having won awards like Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Awards.

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George C. Scott
(Actor, Director, and Producer Known for His Film ‘Anatomy of a Murder’)
George C. Scott
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Birthdate: October 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wise, Virginia, United States
Died: September 22, 1999
George C. Scott won the Academy Award for the film Patton but also became the first actor to reject the award, as he believed no two actors or performances could be compared. Fans also loved him for his roles in A Christmas Carol, Dr. Strangelove, and Anatomy of a Murder.
 5 
Sheryl Crow
(One of the Best Selling Pop, Rock Singer-Songwriter with Nine Grammy Awards)
Sheryl Crow
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 11, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kennett, Missouri, United States

Sheryl Crow is an American musician, actress, and singer-songwriter. Over the years, Crow has contributed to several film soundtracks, including the iconic theme song for the popular James Bond movie Tomorrow Never Dies. After being diagnosed with intraductal carcinoma, a form of breast cancer, Sheryl Crow opened the Sheryl Crow Imaging Center by joining hands with her surgeon Kristi Funk.

 6 
Kate Capshaw
(Painter & Retired Actress Best Known for Her Role in the Film ‘Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom’)
Kate Capshaw
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Birthdate: November 3, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Kate Capshaw, best known as Willie Scott from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, has also starred in projects such as Dreamscape, Black Rain, and The Love Letter. She converted to Judaism before her marriage to director Steven Spielberg. She made major contributions to Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign.
 7 
Tom Berenger
(Actor who was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Staff Sergeant Bob Barnes in Platoon (1986))
Tom Berenger
6
Birthdate: May 31, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 8 
Tim Kaine
(United States Senator from Virginia)
Tim Kaine
15
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 26, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

Democratic politician and Virginia senator Tim Kaine was the vice-presidential running mate to Hillary Clinton in the 2016 U.S. election, but the duo lost to Republican Donald Trump and Mike Pence. The Harvard alumnus has also taught law and served as the mayor of Richmond and the governor of Virginia.

 9 
Chris Cooper
(Actor)
Chris Cooper
8
Birthdate: July 9, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Jordan Clarkson
(Basketball player)
Jordan Clarkson
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 11 
John Matuszak
(American Football Defensive End and Actor)
John Matuszak
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 25, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oak Creek, Wisconsin, United States
Died: June 17, 1989
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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Kellen Winslow
(American Football Player)
Kellen Winslow
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 5, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: East St. Louis, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 13 
Gracie Gold
(American Figure Skater and the First and Only American Woman to Win an NHK Trophy Title)
Gracie Gold
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 14 
Michael Porter Jr.
(Basketball player)
Michael Porter Jr.
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 29, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Columbia, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 15 
Michael Chandler
(American Professional Mixed Martial Artist)
Michael Chandler
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: High Ridge, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 16 
Drew Lock
(American football player)
Drew Lock
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 10, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Columbia, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 17 
Jim Lehrer
(Journalist)
Jim Lehrer
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Birthdate: May 19, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
 18 
Aldon Smith
(American football player)
Aldon Smith
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenwood, Mississippi, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 19 
Melvin Booker
(Basketball player)
Melvin Booker
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pascagoula, Mississippi, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 20 
Kay Adams
(Sportscaster and television personality)
Kay Adams
3
Birthdate: April 6, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 21 
Carl Edwards
(Former Professional Stock Car Racing Driver)
Carl Edwards
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Columbia, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Richard Matheson
(American Author and Screenwriter)
Richard Matheson
1
Birthdate: February 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Allendale, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 23, 2013
 23 
Jeremy Maclin
(American football player)
Jeremy Maclin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kirkwood, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Hayley McFarland
(Actress)
Hayley McFarland
6
Birthdate: March 29, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Edmond, Oklahoma, U.S.
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Ben Askren
(American Former Professional Mixed Martial Artist and Amateur Wrestler)
Ben Askren
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Lee Strobel
(American Christian Author and Journalist Known for His Book 'The Case for a Creator')
Lee Strobel
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 25, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States

Lee Strobel is a Christian author and TV host. The recipient of four ECPA Christian Book Awards, Strobel propagates and supports Christian apologetics through his works. One of his books inspired the 2017 Christian drama film The Case for Christ in which Lee Strobel was portrayed by American actor Mike Vogel.

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Stan Kroenke
(American Billionaire Businessman and the Owner of 'Kroenke Sports & Entertainment')
Stan Kroenke
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Columbia, Missouri, United States

Stan Kroenke is an American businessman. Kroenke has been playing a key role in the sporting world as he owns Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, the holding company of several sporting clubs, such as Arsenal Football Club, The Denver Nuggets, The Los Angeles Rams, The Colorado Avalanche, The Colorado Mammoth, and The Colorado Rapids.

 28 
James Rollins
(Journalist)
James Rollins
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 20, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Michael Sam
(American football player)
Michael Sam
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Harlow Shapley
(American Scientist and Political Activist)
Harlow Shapley
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 2, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nashville, Missouri, United States
Died: October 20, 1972

American scientist Harlow Shapley is best-remembered for ascertaining correct position of Sun within Milky Way Galaxy and for heading the Harvard College Observatory. He determined the size and shape of the Milky Way Galaxy and the Sun’s position within it using the Cepheid variable stars and wrote the Liquid Water Belt that provided scientific acceptance to Hubertus Strughold’s ecosphere theory.

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Melanie Paxson
(Actress)
Melanie Paxson
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Birthdate: September 26, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Champaign, Illinois, United States
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Matt Sydal
(American Professional Wrestler)
Matt Sydal
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Blaine Gabbert
(American football quarterback)
Blaine Gabbert
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 15, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ballwin, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Bill McCartney
(Basketball coach)
Bill McCartney
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Riverview, Michigan, United States
 35 
Claire McCaskill
(Politician)
Claire McCaskill
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 24, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rolla, Missouri, USA
 36 
Skip Caray
(Sportscaster)
Skip Caray
2
Birthdate: August 12, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: August 3, 2008
 37 
David Limbaugh
(American Political Commentator and Author)
David Limbaugh
1
Birthdate: December 11, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States
 38 
James Lee Burke
(Writer)
James Lee Burke
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, U.S.
 39 
Gene Snitsky
(American Retired Professional Wrestler)
Gene Snitsky
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 14, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 40 
Travis Ford
(Basketball coach, Actor)
Travis Ford
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 29, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Madisonville, Kentucky, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 41 
Martin Heinrich
(United States Senator from New Mexico)
Martin Heinrich
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fallon, Nevada, United States

Apart from being the US senator from New Mexico, Martin Heinrich is also the vice chair of the Joint Economic Committee. The son of working-class parents, Heinrich was the first from his family to graduate. A mechanical engineer, he had launched his own firm before joining politics.

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Dorial Green-Beckham
(American football player)
Dorial Green-Beckham
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 43 
Jeffery Deaver
(Writer)
Jeffery Deaver
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 6, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glen Ellyn, Illinois, U.S.
 44 
Kony Ealy
(American football player)
Kony Ealy
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Morganton, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 45 
Sheldon Richardson
(American football player)
Sheldon Richardson
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 46 
Mike Shannon
(Baseball Player)
Mike Shannon
1
Birthdate: July 15, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 47 
Og Mandino
(Author)
Og Mandino
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 3, 1996
 48 
Christian Cantwell
(American Shot Putter)
Christian Cantwell
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 49 
William Manchester
(American Author, Biographer and Historian)
William Manchester
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 1, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Attleboro, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 1, 2004

Author of The Death of a President, William Raymond Manchester was a well-known historian, author and a WWII veteran. On finishing his education after the war, he began his career as a reporter, publishing his master's thesis as Disturber of the Peace in 1951, thereafter, continuing to write, publishing a total of eighteen books, including a three part-biography of Churchill

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Shane Ray
(American football player)
Shane Ray
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)